Nick Easter, Maro Itoje, Elliot Daly, Ed Slater and Stephen Myler have been cut from the England squad. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

England coach Stuart Lancaster has cut five players from his large 50-man squad ahead of the World Cup — with the rest of the group heading off to a t(...)

England’s Tom Wood will captain Stuart Lancaster’s side against the Barbarians and on their tour of Uruguay and Argentina.  Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Northampton’s Tom Wood will captain a youthful England squad featuring 11 uncapped players for the fixture against the Barbarians and the summe(...)